Terms and privacy

Introduction

Welcome to playguitaracademy.com. Playguitaracademy.com and playguitarpodcast.com are websites owned and operated by Lee W. Anderson Jr. If you have any questions about this policy please use the contact form on playguitaracademy.com: https://playguitaracademy.com/support/. The purpose of this site is to teach students the joys of learning and playing the guitar.

Acceptance

Registration and use of this website shows that you accept the terms and conditions and privacy policy provided here. Please do not use the site if you do not agree with the privacy policy and the terms and conditions.

Privacy

Please understand that it is important that your privacy is protected when using play guitar academy! Please read below so that you are aware of the use of your private information that is provided to playguitaracademy.com

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

-Information collected

The information collected when you register with playguitaracademy.com will only be used to contact you about subscription matters. The information obtained when you subscribe to our newsletter, fill out forms or purchase additional levels or items may be used to contact you about related items like newsletters, promotions, related products etc.  This is optional and you can remove yourself from these emails using the link provided in the email.

This site is SSL protected and any payments made will be paid through a third party payment service (PayPal and Stripe). Playguitaracademy does not keep or store your financial details. Your details are not shared with other third party companies.  I am not responsible for any third party payment provider and you should check their privacy details before purchase.

-Cookies

This site uses cookies to obtain general information about your internet usage when it pertains to this website. They are used for some of the sites basic function, keeping track of performance and may be used for marketing information.  For more information on cookies, please visit: http://www.whatarecookies.com/

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics
I do use Google Analytics to keep up with website traffic Please see these sites for google’s privacy information and use of cookies where it pertains to Google Analytics: https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

-Disclosing information

Play guitar academy does not sell or transfer your personal information to others. Play guitar academy does use third parties in the operation of business (such as PayPal) that may have access to your information but agree to keep your information confidential. Play guitar academy will release information to comply with the law. There may be other information (not of a personal nature) disclosed for advertising purposes.

How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data
Play guitar academy does not sell or transfer your personal information to others. Play guitar academy does use third parties in the operation of business (such as PayPal) that may have access to your information but agree to keep your information confidential. Play guitar academy will release information to comply with the law. There may be other information (not of a personal nature) disclosed for advertising purposes.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information
I use MailChimp for automated email contact. The information collected when you register with playguitaracademy.com will only be used to contact you about subscription matters. The information obtained when you subscribe to our newsletter, fill out forms or purchase additional levels or items may be used to contact you about related items like newsletters, promotions, related products etc. This is optional and you can remove yourself from these emails using the link provided in the email.

Additional information
Any payments made will be paid through a third party payment service (PayPal and Stripe). Playguitarpodcast does not keep or store your financial details. Your details are not shared with other third party companies. I am not responsible for any third party payment provider and you should check their privacy details before purchase.

Terms and Conditions

-Intellectual property

All materials and content provided on Play guitar academy are the sole property of playgutiaracademy.com. The use of any of this material and content off site is not allowed without written consent from playguitaracademy.com.

-Your intellectual property

You keep your rights over material that is uploaded or submitted to the site. When posting to the site you agree to let us use this information, irrevocably, for marketing, business and promotional materials.

You will not be compensated for use of this material.

-Others intellectual property

You will be liable for any material or information that is owned by another (copyright and trademark) that you upload or post to the site.

-Affiliate Marketing

Playguitaracademy.com and playgutiarpodcast.com may use affiliate advertising programs to obtain additional income by referring products and services.

-Cancellation and refunds

Any member can cancel at any time. Refunds before 30 days are granted on a per case basis. To ask for a refund, contact us at: https://playguitaracademy.com/support/ . There are no refunds after 30 days of membership.

-Refusal and Termination

Playguitaracademy reserves the right to refuse or terminate service to any person or entity without notice or reason given. Playguitaracademy may change or discontinue any part or function of the site.

-International users

This site is operated in and under the laws of the United States of America. Members from other countries are responsible to follow their local laws.

-Testimonials

Any testimonials that appear on the site are received by individuals and reflect their personal experience. Individual results do vary and we do not claim that they will be the same for all members.

-Membership and browsing

You need to be 13 years or older to browse this site.  Anyone under the age of 13 is not allowed to access the site unless written parental consent is provided. Playguitaracademy does not knowingly collect any information for anyone 13 years old or under. If Playguitaracademy learns of information of a person under 13 has signed up without parental consent, we will take swift action to remove their information.  If you think your child under 13 has registered without your consent, you can contact us here: https://playguitaracademy.com/support/

-Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

Playguitaracademy.com and Playguitarpodcast.com’s content and services are provided on an as-is basis. We do not assure any outcome from the courses. We are not liable for any damages coming from the use of this site.

-Acceptable use

Use of this site is for lawful educational purposes. It is not permitted to post or communicate obscene, offensive dialogue or content. Any disruptive activity will result in termination from the site. You may not deliver unsolicited marketing or commercial material without consent from playguitaracademy.com.

Revisions

The terms and privacy policy can be revised at any time and will be posted on this page.

Contact

Business address: 44 E. Johnston St. Forsyth, GA. Phone number: 478-254-1259.